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Impact of Endowed Gifts

Scholarships - Endowed scholarships provide a predictable stream of income that allows the College of Law to attract and retain students for any number of purposes, such as merit scholarships and/or financial need. Scholarship funds provide the single most significant tool to increase the standard of law school applicants, meet various financial needs, and attract and maintain a student body rich in diversity. The following lists current endowed scholarships at Florida State College of Law:

  • Riley and Mary Allen Scholarship
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Law Endowed Scholarship
  • Sandra Anderson Single Parent Scholarship
  • Anonymous Endowment for Scholarships
  • Anonymous Endowed Scholarship
  • Atter Family Mentoring Endowed Scholarship
  • Attorney General Endowed Scholarship 
  • Dubose Ausley Endowed Scholarship
  • Ralph Bailey Endowed Scholarship 
  • Sandra Barr Memorial Endowed Scholarship 
  • Bedell Standley Endowed Scholarship
  • Carol Z. Bellamy Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Jennifer Beltz Scholarship
  • Blank-Miller Scholarship 
  • Joan and Garrett Briggs Endowed Scholarship
  • Justice Raoul G. Cantero, III, Diversity Enhancement Endowed Scholarship
  • Broad and Cassel Scholarship
  • Terry and Linda Cole Environmental Scholarship 
  • Thomas W. Conroy Endowed Scholarship
  • Larry and Jeanne Curtin Endowed Scholarship
  • Bud Daley Memorial Fund
  • Richard Dixon Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Colonel James R. Douglass Veterans Endowed Scholarship
  • Richard M. Davis Endowed Scholarship 
  • David Warren Denney Memorial Endowed Scholarship 
  • Chad Wayne Denton Memorial Scholarship
  • Denise Diaz Memorial Scholarship
  • Carlos R. Diez-Arguelles Endowed Scholarship
  • Patricia A. Dore Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Steve and Susan Ecenia Endowed Scholarship
  • Farach Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Joe and Paula Flood Oxford Studies Endowed Scholarship
  • FSU Friends Opportunity Scholarship
  • FSU Law School Awards Fund
  • Steve Gey Endowment for Civil Liberties
  • Steven M. Goldstein Memorial Endowed Fund
  • Tom and Robin Gonzalez Endowed Scholarship
  • Marcos R. Gonzalez Diversity Enhancement Endowed Scholarship
  • Elwin J. Griffith Endowed Scholarship
  • Terence A. Gross Diversity Enhancement Endowed Scholarship
  • Gunster Environmental Law Scholarship
  • Randy and Jerri Hanna Endowed Scholarship
  • Diane and Larry Hill Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Wayne and Patricia Hogan Endowed Scholarships
  • James Richard Hooper Scholarship Fund
  • James Madison Institute Scholarship
  • Karlinsky Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Katzentine/Simon Endowed Scholarship
  • Kellogg Family Endowed Scholarship
  • John Marshall Kest and Sally D. M. Kest Endowed Scholarship
  • Knowles & Randolph Diversity Enhancement Endowed Scholarship
  • Steven and Blanche Koegler Scholarship
  • Domenick R. Lioce Scholarship
  • Llorente Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Mason Ladd Merit Endowed Scholarship
  • Julio and Rene Martinez Diversity Enhancement Endowed Scholarship
  • Montjoy Diversity Enhancement Scholarship
  • Suzy Rossomondo Kreis Memorial Scholarship
  • Guyte P. McCord Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Metz, Husband & Daughton Endowed Scholarship 
  • David Guy & Judith Ann McGunegle Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • Beverly S. McLear Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • National Notary Foundation Scholarship 
  • Calvin Patterson Civil Rights Endowed Scholarship
  • Parks & Crump Diversity Enhancement Endowed Scholarship
  • Tiffanie Suzanne Perry Scholarship
  • Sean Pittman Scholarship
  • John S. Rawls and Samuel Wolf Endowed Scholarship
  • B. K. and Mary N. Roberts Endowed Scholarship 
  • Amelia White Rowell Endowed Scholarship
  • WP and Erin Shelley Endowed Scholarship
  • Daniel & Natalie Soloway Diversity Enhancement Scholarship
  • Doug and Judy Spears Endowed Scholarship
  • Abraham and Rhea Stern Scholarship
  • Courtney Seaward Oxford Memorial Scholarship
  • Tubbs Memorial Endowed Fund
  • Bob & Betty Weber and Helen Powell Endowed Oxford Studies Scholarship 
  • Nancy Wallace Endowed Scholarship for Summer Program Alumni
  • Bruce and Wendy Wiener Endowed Scholarship
  • Thornton J. and Harriett W. Williams Scholarship
  • Mark and Ruthelen Williamson Scholarship
  • Bruce A. Wragg Memorial Scholarship
  • Young Family Endowment
  • Robin Lynn Young Memorial Scholarship

Chairs - This is one of the most prestigious endowments a donor can name at the College of Law. It provides significant financial support to a professor in the area or program of specialization of the donor's choice. Typically, the income from this endowment is spent to supplement the Chair holder's salary, as well as provide additional income for special purposes. These purposes could include facilitation of professional seminars, the purchase of special publications to complement the professor's work, travel and involvement of the professor in the profession of the endowment's designated specialization, or the hiring of law students to assist the professor in research projects. The Chair would last in perpetuity and always supply income to the designated area of the legal profession. Endowed Chairs at Florida State College of Law are:

  • Alumni Centennial Chair
  • Edward Ball Eminent Scholar Chair in International Law
  • Richard W. Ervin Eminent Scholar Chair
  • Tobias Simon Eminent Scholar Chair in Public Law

Professorships - This endowment is a smaller version of the Endowed Chair. It is a wonderful method to recruit or reward faculty who are distinguishing themselves in the area of specialization to which the professorship is designated. The income from this endowment would be utilized more frequently in the supplementation of salaries and less frequently for the other purposes available through an Endowed Chair. The following is a list of current endowed professorships:

  • Elizabeth C. and Clyde W. Atkinson Endowed Professorship
  • Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund Endowed Professorship in Real Estate
  • Larry and Joyce Beltz Endowed Professorship in Torts
  • Lance and Carol Block Children’s Advocacy Center Clinical Endowed Professorship
  • D’Alemberte Endowed Professorship
  • Patricia A. Dore Endowed Professorship in Administrative Law
  • Florida Bar Health Law Section Endowed Professorship
  • David and Deborah Fonvielle Endowed Professorship
  • John W. and Ashley Frost Endowed Professorship
  • Loula Fuller and Dan Myers Endowed Professorship
  • Glass Professorship in the Public Interest Law Center
  • Steven M. Goldstein Endowed Professorship
  • James Edmund and Margaret Elizabeth Hennessey Corry Term Professorship
  • Donald and Janet Hinkle Endowed Professorship 
  • Kellogg Family Professorship
  • Mason Ladd Endowed Professorship
  • Matthews and Hawkins Professorship in Property
  • Sheila M. McDevitt Term Professorship
  • Gary and Sallyn Pajcic Endowed Professorship
  • Rissman Family Endowment
  • Ruden, McClosky Endowed Professorship
  • Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson Endowed Professorship
  • Jeffrey A. Stoops Endowed Professorship
  • Tallahassee Law Alumni Endowed Professorship
  • William and Catherine VanDercreek Endowed Professorship
  • Harry M. Walborsky Endowed Professorship

Programs - Florida State College of Law greatly benefits from special programmatic endowments. These endowments can benefit any number of co-curricular programs, such as Moot Court, Law Review, or Mock Trial, or can assist the law school in providing students with tools to access and master the most recent technologically advances in the practice of law. Current programmatic endowments are:

  • Cecelia Bonifay Moot Court Endowed Scholarship
  • Mike and Peggy Coleman Moot Court Endowment
  • James and Anne Corrigan Endowment for Moot Court
  • Amber H. Drummond Memorial Endowment
  • David and Deborah Fonvielle Public Defender Service Award
  • John W. Frost, II Moot Court Endowment
  • Enrico G. Gonzalez Endowment for Law Review
  • Alan and Helaine Grunspan Endowment for Children’s Programs
  • Carol Gregg and Ken Hart Endowment for Excellence for the Public Interest Law Center
  • Wayne Hogan Endowment in Civil Trial Justice
  • Wayne and Patricia Hogan Endowment
  • Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law Endowment
  • Amelia Rae Maguire Endowment for Business Law Lectures
  • Mock Trial Coaches’ Endowment
  • Public Service Fellowship
  • Judges John S. Rawls and James R. Wolf Intramural Moot Court Competition
  • B.K. Roberts Hall Endowment
  • Abraham Stern Moot Court Scholarship
  • James Harold Thompson Endowment Fund
  • Salesia V. Smith-Gordon Endowment 
  • Transnational Law Journal Endowment
  • Ware Fund for Excellence for the Public Interest Law Center
  • Donald J. Weidner Summer for Undergraduates Program
  • Wells Family Endowment for Moot Court

Unrestricted

  • Allen, Norton & Blue Endowed Book Award in Labor and Employment Law
  • Anonymous Endowment for Excellence
  • Attorney General Endowment for Excellence
  • Mary-Anne Bestebreurtje Endowment for Excellence
  • John Boudet and Devon Cook Endowment for Excellence 
  • Catherine Pierce Brindell Endowment for Excellence
  • Ronald & Shannon Christaldi Endowment for Excellence
  • Mike and Peggy Coleman Fund for Excellence
  • Andy and Hope Dogali Endowment for Excellence
  • Dunbar Family Endowment for Excellence
  • Ehrhardt Endowment for Excellence
  • Equels-Fabar Endowment for Social Justice
  • Florida State University College of Law Endowment for Excellence
  • Richard & Cynthia Hadlow Endowment for Excellence
  • Henry, Buchanan, Hudson, Suber & Carter, P.A. Fund for Excellence
  • Huey, Guilday and Simpson Endowment for Excellence
  • James Reynolds Jorgenson and Frederick Reynolds Jorgenson Endowment for Excellence
  • Lawrence Family Endowment for Freedom
  • Tracy and Biff Marshall Endowment for Excellence
  • McConnaughhay and Rissman Endowment for Excellence
  • Sheila M. McDevitt Endowment for Excellence 
  • Middle Road Foundation Endowment for Excellence
  • Brian D. and Bonnie R. O’Neill Endowment for Excellence
  • O’Shea Family Endowment for Excellence
  • A. Wayne and Gwen Rich Endowment for Excellence
  • Cynthia and Charles Tunnicliff Endowment for Excellence
  • Kevin Wood & Mary Jo Peed Endowment for Excellence
  • David E. Ramba Endowment for Excellence
  • Peggy Rolando Endowment for Excellence
  • Cari Roth & Wellington Meffert Endowment for Excellence
  • Harold A. Saul Endowment for Excellence 
  • D. David Sessions & Leslie P. Kitching Endowment for Excellence 
  • Gina Gutru Smith Endowment for Excellence
  • John W. & Judith C. Thomas Endowment for Excellence
  • Edwin W. Walborsky Endowment for Excellence

Deferred Gifts

  • Garry D. Adel Endowed Scholarship
  • Anonymous Endowment for Excellence in Elder Law
  • Anonymous Endowment for Scholarships
  • Michael and Helen Atter Endowment for Excellence
  • Mark P. and Marianne P. Barnebey Endowment for Scholarships
  • Cecelia Bonifay Moot Court Endowed Scholarship
  • Yvonne and Steve Brown Public Interest Service Award
  • Stephen C. Cheeseman Endowment
  • William J. and Susan P. Cohen Professorship in Environmental Law
  • Thomas W. Conroy Endowment for Excellence
  • Larry and Jeanne Curtin Endowed Scholarship
  • Elizabeth Daniels Fund for Excellence
  • Dr. Mark S. Ellis Scholarship
  •  David and Deborah Fonvielle Public Defender Service Award
  • Terence A. Gross Diversity Enhancement Endowed Scholarship
  • Kelly Overstreet Johnson and Hal Johnson Endowment for Excellence 
  • Steve and Blanche Koegler Professorship in Business Law
  • Maury and Diana Kolchakian Gift to benefit the Sandra Anderson Single-Parent Endowed Scholarship
  • Sheila M. McDevitt Endowment for Excellence 
  • Howard L. Nations Endowed Fund
  • Mary L. and Joseph M. Pankowski Scholarship
  • David R. & Cristina Z. Slaton Endowed Scholarship
  • Pankowski Summer Fellowship
  • Theodore and Deborah Tripp Gift to benefit the Tobias Simon Eminent Scholar Chair in Public Law 
  • John C. and C. Jeannette Webb Memorial Endowed Fund
  • John Welch Endowment
The College of Law extends a special thanks to all its donors who have made the above endowment funds possible.